Join this session to learn how employers can play a crucial role in helping caregivers and their families thrive.
Amid the ongoing upheaval of the past two years, it has become clear that we are facing a national children’s mental health crisis. This crisis does not exist in a silo: As the lines between work and home have blurred, the added stress, anxiety, and burden on caregivers has a direct impact on their ability to thrive at work. Employers must play a larger role in comprehensively supporting their employees by implementing policies, benefits, and managerial strategies that encompass their families, too. Join this session to learn how employers can play a crucial role in helping caregivers and their families thrive.
Health and Welfare Practice Leader,
Willis Towers Watson
VP, Clinical Care,
Dr. Kim Henderson is a managing director and the associate medical director at Morgan Stanley, where she provides direct oversight and coordination among the firm’s global medical, health, and wellness services.
Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Dr. Henderson was the senior medical director at CVS Health, where she spent 14 years supporting enterprise-wide initiatives and retail health programs, including oversight of MinuteClinic nurse practitioners. Dr. Henderson has 17 years of experience in the medical field and is an attending emergency medicine physician at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center. She holds a medical doctorate and juris doctorate from Georgetown University.
Regina Ihrke has been with Willis Towers Watson for over 20 years, spending the majority of her time in the retirement and health and benefits lines of business. She has assisted companies throughout the Midwest in a wide variety of industries, including franchise restaurants, financial services, retail, airlines, manufacturing, and utilities. Her experience includes helping clients design impactful well-being strategies and benefits strategies with financial sustainability. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois and is an Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA) and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA).
Dr. Alethea Varra is a licensed clinical psychologist and vice president of clinical care for Lyra Health. She serves as the senior clinical leader for therapy programs and is responsible for driving overall clinical strategy and oversight of clinical quality and training. Alethea received a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and doctorate degree in clinical psychology from the University of Nevada, Reno. She completed her internship training at VA Puget Sound Healthcare System and a research fellowship at the Mental Illness Research and Education Center (MIRECC) in Seattle. She has over 15 years of experience in mental health and clinical operations. Her focus is on health care innovation and program development, and she is passionate about improving access to evidenced-based mental health care, especially for underserved populations.